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A Week of Symfony #766 (30 August - 5 September 2021)

This week, Symfony 4.4.30 and 5.3.7 maintenance versions were released. Meanwhile, Symfony continued fixing minor issues related to the upcoming PHP 8.1 version. Finally, the upcoming Symfony 5.4 version added a feature to allow autoconfigurable attributes on methods, properties and parameters.

Symfony development highlights

This week, 36 pull requests were merged (23 in code and 13 in docs) and 29 issues were closed (24 in code and 5 in docs). See details for code and docs.

4.4 changelog:

  • 460fd35: [VarExporter] suppress deprecations for legacy fixtures
  • 1b496a0: fix tests failing with DBAL 3
  • ced4415: [HttpKernel] fix empty timeline in profiler
  • 1e2bf5d: [Cache] fix implicit float to int cast

5.3 changelog:

  • 0d46efc: [DependencyInjection] fix circular reference in autowired decorators
  • 8978de7: [Framework] clean "about" command help after Environment section was removed

5.4 changelog:

  • a05b6a3: [DependencyInjection] autoconfigurable attributes on methods, properties and parameters
  • 3c40300: [Security] do not deauthenticate token on user change if not an AbstractToken
  • 6e4758e: [Translation] throw exception if symfony/finder is not installed for PhpExtractor
  • cdccf26: [Security] avoid extra warning when preloading file when EL is not installed

6.0 changelog:

  • 460fd35: [VarExporter] suppress deprecations for legacy fixtures
  • 3c40300: [Security] do not deauthenticate token on user change if not an AbstractToken
  • 90a3e45: [SecurityBundle] remove invalid template variable for Debug collector

Symfony CLI

Symfony CLI is a must-have tool when developing Symfony applications on your local machine. It includes the Symfony Local Server, the best way to run local Symfony applications. This week Symfony CLI released its new 4.25.9 version with the following changes:

  • Add https://github.com/fabpot/local-php-security-checker to the tools deployed on SymfonyCloud
  • Convert some panics into proper errors
  • Improve performance slightly when running Symfony CLI on SymfonyCloud v2
  • Remove SensioCloud env vars support

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